Military Spec Kneeboard

$35.95
$35.95

Availability: In stock

Product ID: 8601A



Military Spec Kneeboards - Available Exclusively from Sporty's

These kneeboards are currently in use by Air Force and Navy pilots as well as other members of the U.S. Dept. of Defense. They were adopted by the Air Force and Navy because of their proven reliability, high quality, and lightweight construction. The wide elastic strap, contoured bottom with non-slip foam strips, and rounded corners allow for comfortable use. The deluxe model features a rheostat lighti...Read more

Military Spec Kneeboards - Available Exclusively from Sporty's
These kneeboards are currently in use by Air Force and Navy pilots as well as other members of the U.S. Dept. of Defense. They were adopted by the Air Force and Navy because of their proven reliability, high quality, and lightweight construction. The wide elastic strap, contoured bottom with non-slip foam strips, and rounded corners allow for comfortable use. The deluxe model features a rheostat lighting system for both day and night use, and the top clip opens wide enough to hold all but the thickest NACO approach plate books. We feel these Military Spec Kneeboards are the finest of their type-for both day and night flying.

Sporty's Kneeboard
Same high quality construction and features as our Deluxe Lighted Kneeboard, except it does not have a light. Overall measurements are 10" x 5"; weighs 10 oz.

John Zimmerman

Vice President, Catalog Division—Sporty’s Pilot Shop

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Ease Of Use
4.2 / 5
Value
3.9 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes (3)
It feels kinda plasticy, like itbwill crack if its banged just right. But my husband says its perfect size amd will work just fine.
December 28, 2018
Purchased
11 months ago
Durability
3 / 5
Reliability
3 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Milspec kneeboard
The plastic construction is quite nice, but I would have preferred the original metal style. The only disappointment is the buckle for the elastic band - it is a bit hard to snap in place and even harder to release. Overall I am satisfied, and this will replace my aged Navy-issued, worn-out kneeboard!
December 4, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
Perfect for those who write their notes
It is all that I expected. Very good value and for those that still like making written notes it’s perfect. One note, the pencil sharpener works exceptionally well but does not catch the wood and lead. It falls all over your pants and carpet
June 8, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Would You Recommend?
Yes
This knee board is perfect. I like it's compact size and durability. I would recommend this board to any pilot or aircrew member.
November 8, 2017
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Simple/functional
Good choice
September 8, 2015
Durability
3 / 5
Reliability
3 / 5
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3 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
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4 / 5
serves the purpose
I still have mine from the Air force, it is metal, more durable
July 28, 2015
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Easy to use, comfortable, and compact.
This knee-board is likely the best way to hold a chart, especially when the window is open during flight.
May 21, 2015
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Perfect for me
This was perfect for me as a lefty. The only change I would make would be to make the spaces on the spring larger to accommodate a pen or mechanical pencil.
May 10, 2015
Durability
5 / 5
Reliability
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Ease Of Use
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Pros: I had read reviews about the board being too thick and getting in the way of the yoke in a C172. I have used it a few times now and that has not seemed to be a problem. Clips are strong a secure. Worked very well on medium range cross country flight. Cons: No real concerns here. I was really pleased with the kneeboard overall. It performed as well or better than I expected. I would recommend buying this item.
December 31, 2014
Durability
4 / 5
Reliability
4 / 5
Performance
3 / 5
Ease Of Use
4 / 5
Value
3 / 5
Pros: Comfortable to wear and stable Cons: The pen/pencil holders don't work for anything other than bic's and wood pencils. Bottom clip can get in the way. The straps are a bit too long for my skinny legs even when at their tightest. The construction wasn't exactly what I expected, but the board works very well. If you like to use fancy pens/pencils you'll need to find a solution for securing them to the board because they don't fit in the holders. I put strips of velcro on the board and on my pens which works great. It is a bit high-profile and it can get in the way of the yoke in the C172.
December 31, 2014
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I also have the metal version of this I purchased from Sporty's many years ago. The velcro is worn out. Thinking I may try to pry it apart and replace the velcro rather than replace the whole kneeboard. It's been everywhere with me! It has great sentimental and quality manufacturing value! Do you think it is possible to put it back together if I do this or will it be permanently destroyed?
Nancy F on Mar 4, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Dear Nancy F,
I love mine too. It’s been with me for a long time... I did replace the Velcro and worked out fine. I did buy a second one, just to leave in another aircraft. The repair should not take too long.
James
Does the board have any internal capacity? Doesn't look familiar to AF issue. Can you provide a view of the underside also?
Ernst on Nov 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It does not have an internal capacity.
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